Third Year of Disaster Management Open Lecture Series

February 10, 2019

The Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy and Environmental Systems Laboratory for the third time organize a series of open lectures on Disaster Management and Risk Reduction at CEU.

The lectures are to be conducted by practitioners from relevant organizations worldwide.

The following talks are scheduled in the Winter Term:

Feb 19th, at 15:30, Nador 15, room 101
Armen Grigoryan (UNDP Regional Centre for Europe and CIS)
“Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change: Contribution to SDGs”

Mar 5th, at 15:30, Nador 15, Auditorium B
Ed Parsons (Google)
“The Tyranny of Ambient Location: Ephemeral Maps”

Mar 7th, at 15:30, Nador 13, room 118
Douglas Cripe (Group on Earth Observations)
"GEO in Support of Disaster Resilience"

Mar 14th, at 15:30, Nador 9, Monument Building, Hanak room 201
Ivana Vuco (USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance)
"What is International Humanitarian Assistance and Why Definitions Matter?"

May 6th, at 13:30, Nador 15, room 101 (Quantum)
Martin Fisher (Humanitarian Affairs Officer)
"Daring to Share – Putting Information Where It is Needed During Crises"

The details of other talks by DRR practitioners such as European Commission or UN agencies will be announced shortly.

More information about open lectures organized in previous years can be found through the following links:

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